Flight operations aboard the USS Hornet
The 152818/NV-00 was painted with Snoopy on the tailsection. The pictureit must have been taken on USS Hornet's 1967 Westpac-cruise. Photo: Terry McGinnis.
Busy flightdeck scene prior the launch. Photo: Terry McGinnis.
The engines of Willy Fudd already rumbles while the S-2E engines start with a lot of smoke. Photo: Terry McGinnis.
This Stoof moves out of the flight line to one of the bowcatapults. Photo: Terry McGinnis.
Photo: Terry McGinnis.
Take off for 'Willy Fudd' (E-1 Trader). Photo: Terry McGinnis.
The Stoof at the right is about to line up on the cat while a A-4 Skyhawk rides the left catapult. Photo: Terry McGinnis.
A S-2E catch the wire after a succesfull mission over the West Pacific. Photo: Terry McGinnis.
Patch USS Hornet West Pac cruise 1965. Photo: Terry McGinnis.